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rossen. >> reporter: in this surveillance video, the final picture of jennifer hawke-petit, less than an hour before her death. prosecutors say petit was at a local bank withdrawing $15,000 and calmly told the bank teller her entire family was being held hostage at home. husband william, a prominent doctor, and their two kids, 11-year-old michaela and 17-year-old haley. she said she needed the money for ransom and one of the suspects was waiting in the parking lot. that's when the bank manager made this chilling call to 911. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house and if the police are told, they will kill the children and the husband. she says they are being very nice, they have their faces covered. she is petrified. >> reporter: with good reason. prosecutors say these two men, steven hayes and joshua komisarjevsky, were terrorizing the family, beating dr. petit with a baseball bat and tying him to this pole in the basement. his two daughters were tied to their beds upstairs. >> they told us they wouldn't hur
, he heard his wife, jennifer. i heard her say that she would need to get dressed. and need to get her purse and checkbook to get to the bank. hayes drove jennifer to the bank. petrified, she told the teller, she needed to withdraw $15,000. police say hayes and petit returned home where she was sexually assaulted. the girls were tied to their beds. petit said he may have heard the men's voices and moaning. someone said, are you all right? it's going to be all over in a couple of minutes. it was a different tone. it was much more sinister. i felt a jolt of adrenaline. and thought it's now or never in my mind. at that moment, i thought they were going to shoot all of us. petit managed to get his hands untied, but not his feet. i hopped up to the stairs. got to the top and fell. still pound, petit literally rolled to a neighbor's house. his wife and daughters died after the suspects set the home on fire. the men were caught later by police while driving the family's minivan. the defense chose not to cross-examine dr. petit. >> to question him would be disastrous for the hearts of the jury
unanimously approved a resolution demanding the u.s. release her. jennifer griffin following this story live from the pentagon. wasn't doesn't pakistan, jennifer, believe the u.s. version of events. >> essentially what you are seeing are our pakistani leaders grandstanding and bowing to pressure where the crowds are extremely angry seeing a female muslim pakistani being held in a u.s. prison. they are extremely angry about that and the leaders are scared of those crowds. they called her the daughter of the nation. they -- the crowds tried to storm the u.s. embassy and consulate today. what they don't like are posters where they see her looking somewhat like a martyr, jon. >> jon: the united states would return her to pakistan? >> very little chance of that the fbi feels they have a very air tight case. don't forget, she was caught with sodium cyanide and target lists that included the empire state building as well as other new york land marks. the fbi thinks its case is pretty tight and so did the federal judge. jon? >> jon: jennifer griffin, thanks. a mexico san journalist says he has escap
home. here's jeff rossen. >> reporter: in this surveillance video, the final picture of jennifer hawk petit, less than an hour before her death. prosecutors say petit was at a local bank withdrawing $15,000 and cmly told the bank teller her entire family was being held hostage at home. husband william, a prominent ctor and their two kids, 11-yr-old michaela and 17-year-old haley. she said she needed the money for ransom and one of the suspects was waiting in the parking lot. that's when the bank manager made this chilling call to 911. >> reporter: wh good reason. prosecutors say these two men, steven hayes and joshua komisarjevsky were terrorizing the family, beating dr. petit with a baseball bat and tying him to thi pole in the basement. his two daughters were tied to their beds upstairs. >> they told us they wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the money. she believes them. >> reporter: but prosecutors say once back home, jennifer petit was sexually assaulted and strangled. then officials say the suspects set the house on fire. the mother and her two daughters were kille
surveillance video, a clear picture, the final picture of jennifer hawke-petit, less than an hour before her death. prosecutors say petit was at a local bank withdrawing $15,000 and calmly told the bank teller her ente family was being held hostage at home. she needed the money for ransom. at 9:21 a.m., with jennifer still in the bank, the manager made a chilling call to 911. >> we have a lady, who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house, that the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. she says they are being very nice, they have their faces covered. she is petrified. reporter: with two reason, these two men, steven hayes and joshua come come were terrorizing the family, beating dr. petit with a baseball bat and tying him to this pole in the basement. his two daughters were tied to their beds upstairs, all tortured overnight until the sun came up and the bank opened up. >> they're tied up, she said. she's taking $15,000 out of her credit line. they told her the wouldn't hurt anybody if she got back there with the mo
jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters in 2007. a lawyer for the next suspect, joshua komisarjevsky held a news conference to correct what he called a misimpression of the petit family. he said the youngest daughter had not been raped but had been sexually assaulted. more on that later. you recall the video of jennifer hawke-petit withdrawing $15,000 before her murder. police testified hayes took her to the bank while the alleged accomplice held the family hostage. yesterday authorities released video from a gas station where one of the suspects allegedly purchased $10 worth of gas that would be used to burn down the petit's home. when she got back from withdrawing money, jennifer hawke-petit was sexually assaulted and strangled. her daughters were tied to beds and died in the fire that was then set. dr. william petit was injured but survived the attack. there's been testimony from police about cell phone text messages that the suspects allegedly sent to each other hours before the home invasion. 7:45 p.m., hayes texted, i'm champing at the bit to get started. need a margarita soon.
committed against the 11-year-old daughter in this case, her name was michaela, and her mother jennifer. no evidence of a sex crime found on haley, the 17-year-old. all three victims found murdered inside of the family home in 2007. jenna: just a horrific case. hayes' criminal history is expected to come up today. what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: yeah. there's been a lot of talk here in new haven about steven hayes' rap sheet and long criminal history that stretches back over 25 years. now, expected later on the stand this afternoon we are expected to hear from a state parole officer, state corrections officer, excuse me, who is expected to possibly talk about steven hayes' record. again, a 25-year history of burglary and larceny, and he was released, jenna, in 2007 on administrative review. three years ago. a state corrections officer is, hopefully, going to talk about that today. hayes' alleged co-conspirator also has a rap sheet a mile long and was also paroled around the same time as hayes, also out on administrative review which is a less formal procedure than a full-s
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)